Energy efficient loft storage with Loft Legs

Loft Legs raise the loft floor above glass fibre insulation, avoiding compression and maintaining thermal efficiencies. Thermal studies have shown that compressing insulation can reduce its performance by over 50 per cent. Loft Legs provide a cost effective, easy-fit solution,... View Article

Sustainable and high performance building materials

Baumit is a leading European manufacturer of sustainable and high performance building materials. Founded in Austria in 1988, Baumit offer an extensive and versatile range of BBA approved External Wall Insulation Systems, indoor plasters, facade renders and paints across the... View Article

Green-tech adds a touch of green to Edinburgh’s McEwan Hall

PROJECT: Bristo Square, McEwan Hall LOCATION: Edinburgh CLIENT: The University of Edinburgh LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: Ironside Farrar Ltd LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR: M W Groundworks PRODUCT/SERVICES SUPPLIED: ArborRaft Tree Pit System & Fortress Tree Grilles Bristo Square sits on part of the estate... View Article

Minibems fits the bill

Complimenting their heat network technology and services, Minibems offer metering and billing solutions that are designed for easy integration in existing or new build developments, while also providing synergy with their heat network performance system. Offering the ultimate in flexibility,... View Article

An education in multitasking and innovation

The iconic 8,500 square metre former Herman Miller factory on the banks of the Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath has been transformed into a new School of Art and Design for Bath Spa University with the help of some... View Article

Mapei cements a tough bond with Mapeproof FBT

Mapeproof FBT by Mapei is a pre-applied synthetic waterproofing membrane with a non-woven fabric backing applied in full adhesion to protect structures below ground level. It is able to withstand up to seven bars of pressure, and provides Radon and... View Article

Putting you in control…

It’s important to provide Boiler Plus Compliant options for installers to work with and as well as offering Boiler Plus compliant units, ESi is one of the leading members of the OpenTherm Association here in the UK, offering access to... View Article

Senior’s fenestration systems make a stand at The Strand

Complementary and high-performance aluminium fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems have helped create harmony at The Strand Hub, a new award-winning mixed-used scheme in Rochdale. Designed by Triangle Architects, the development has transformed a previously neglected area of the town... View Article

Picture frame finish from Metalline

Winners of the best commercial workplace award for the South of England, Unit 25 Cambridge Science Park is a state of the art facility providing laboratories and office space for Bio tech and Med Tech companies. This BREEAM Good facility... View Article

Reginox extends its stainless steel sink range

Reginox UK – the leading sinks, taps and accessories manufacturer, has launched its latest stainless steel sink – Houston. Ideal for housebuilders, the Houston sink is available in four sizes – each with a polished inox finish. With a very... View Article

Koolduct offers mature solution for award-winning cheesemaker

The Kingspan KoolDuct System has provided a space-saving ductwork solution at Lancashire-based cheesemaker, Dewlay Cheese, helping to supply cool air to three new cheese presses. The Dewlay cheesemaking dairy has been producing high quality cheeses in the village of Garstang... View Article

Graf UK urges early design involvement for long-term gains

David Stagg, technical product specialist for sustainable water management specialists Graf UK, is urging specifiers of wastewater treatment plants to think long term and life cycle to avoid landing clients with unplanned and unsupported servicing and maintenance. Graf UK is... View Article

Let’s look at insulation – with Icynene

Icynene is a high performance, spray-foam insulation that expands 100-fold when applied, sealing all gaps service holes and hard to reach spaces where air leakage can occur. It eliminates cold bridging and achieves air tightness standards in excess of those... View Article